Floyd D. Beachum, PhD
Dr. Floyd D. Beachum is the Bennett Professor of Urban School Leadership at Lehigh University where he is also an Associate Professor and Program Director for Educational Leadership in the College of Education. He received his doctorate in Leadership Studies from Bowling Green State University with an emphasis in Educational Administration. Dr. Beachum has a total of 22 years in education (K-12 and higher education) as a substitute teacher, student teacher, classroom teacher, and lead teacher for social studies. His research interests include: leadership in urban education, moral and ethical leadership, and social justice issues K-12 schools. He has authored several peer-reviewed articles on these topics in many journals. In addition, his most recent books include, School Leadership in a Diverse Society: Helping Schools Prepare all Students for Success (2014), and Educational Leadership and Music: Lessons for Tomorrow's School Leaders (2017).